Professor, Department of History, University of Connecticut
Alexis Dudden is professor of history at the University of Connecticut. She regularly publishes and comments about Japan and Northeast Asia at venues such as the Huffington Post and NPR. Dudden holds degrees from Columbia and the University of Chicago. Since 1985, she has lived and studied for extended periods of time in Japan and South Korea and is the recipient of the Chosun Ilbo’s 2015 Manhae Peace Prize. Her current project concerns maritime Northeast Asia and focuses on the globally changing meaning of oceans and islands. In 2016-2017, Dudden was Fulbright Visiting US-ROK Alliance Professor at Yonsei University’s Graduate School for International Studies.